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" His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. "
A grammar of the English language for ... commercial schools - Page 136
by Robert Gordon Latham - 1850
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782
...hoftile millions prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty fortrefs and a dubious hand ; He left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale *. 51. Self-love but ferves the virtuous mind to wake, As the fmall pebble ftirs the...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...monarchs give the fatal wound i _ Or hostile millions press him to the ground 1 His fall was destin'd to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. . — *-'** All times their...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...themselves of so much of his kingdom as they had any pretensions to claim." 30. His fall was destin'd to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand;'} He was shot at the siege of Frederickshall, Dec. ist, 1718. 30. All times their scenes of pompous wots...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...The unconquered lord of pleasure and of pain. His death was destined to a foreign strand, A nameless fortress, and a dubious hand : He left a name, at...world grew pale, To point a moral, and adorn a tale. Swedenborg's Muse, however, was not confined to gravities. The majority of these juvenile poems consists...
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Observations on Pope

Gilbert Wakefield - 1796 - 348 pages
...tenth Satire : 1, demens, & fevas curre per Alpes, Ut pueris placeas, et declamatio fias : He left that name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, and adorn a tale. Dr. Johnfon. The latter of thefe lines is excellent, the former infipidly profaic, and made only for...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life ...

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1801
...curre per Alp^, Ut pueris placeas, et declamatio fias ! Which is thus tranflated by Dr. Johnfon, And left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale ! 10. Moeror. Grief. A perpetual voluntary contemplation of all the circumftances of...
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Zoonomia; Or, The Laws of Organic Life: In Four Volumes, Volume 1

Erasmus Darwin - Diseases - 1801 - 1574 pages
...curre per Alpes, Ut pueris placeas, et declamat'to fias ! "Which is thus tranflated by Dr. Johnfon, And left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale ! 10. Mceror. Grief. A perpetual voluntary contemplation of all the circumftances of...
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Zoonomia, Or, The Laws of Organic Life: In Three Parts, Volume 2

Erasmus Darwin - Evolution - 1803
...curre per Alpes, lit pucris placeas, ct declamatio has ! Which is thus tranflated by Dr. Johnfon, And left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale ! 10. Maeror. Grief. A perpetual voluntary contemplation of all the circumflances of...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or hostile millions press him to the ground ? His fall was destin'd to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; \ He left the name at which the world grew palej \ To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All times their scenes...
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Letters from Europe: During a Tour Through Switzerland and Italy ..., Volume 2

Joseph Sansom - Italy - 1805
...an open Press for the amusement of idle Curiosity, leaving, as Pope said of the ferocious Swede, " a name at "which the World grew pale " To point a moral, or adorn a tale" But we were soon overtaken by our returning Messenger, who brought us word that the...
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